Orthographies and Reading: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Linguistics

1st Edition

Leslie Henderson

Routledge
November 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 150 Pages
ISBN 9781138092488 - CAT# Y334707
Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading

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Summary

Originally published in 1984, the previous two decades had seen a rebirth of psychological interest in the process of reading. Attention had increasingly been directed to aspects of fluent reading, such as eye-movement control or contextual effects within the sentence, to a great extent progress had depended on refinement of the experimental analysis of factors that govern the processing of isolated words. This seemingly narrow concern with word recognition turned out to raise a rich collection of questions about the reader’s access to phonology and meaning. In this volume these questions are pursued across the range of orthographic systems which written languages exhibit.

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